Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Magnum - Southwesterly Face

Route & General Observations

Skinned past the normal Magnum track to the headwall between Magnum and Cornbiscuit where, upon summiting the ridge, was able to observe a skier descending from the Magnum summit trigger an avalanche.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierRemote Trigger No
Avalanche Type UnknownAspect Southwest
ElevationunknownSlope Angleunknown
Crown DepthunknownWidthunknown
Vertical Rununknown  
Near Miss / Accident Details
Number Caught/Carried? 1Number Partially Buried?0
Number Fully Buried?0Number Injured?0
Number Fatalities?0  
Avalanche Details

Skier triggered, appeared to be partially carried. Skier was able to ski away. Skier was able to signal to group above who turned around and skied the other side down.

Events of the day

Lots of sun on the South facing aspects. Temps in the 20s with some wind swirling.

Rescue events

Skier was able to self recover

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